Arabic/English Speaking Early Years Practitioner


Employer: Happy Children Nursery


Location: Liverpool, Wavertree

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: £8.72 per hour


Job Description:

To teach through play the classically spoken Arabic Language (Fus-ha) incorporating it into the day to day running of the nursery, working alongside a team of dedicated staff in an Islamic oriented Nursery based in the Wavertree district of Liverpool.

Early Years Practitioners must be fully qualified with at least a minimum NVQ Level 2 in Childcare or the equivalent and willing to work with children between the ages of 1-5 years old.

Early Years Practitioner’s Duties will include:

  • Implementing the nursery’s Arabic language programme which uses the classically spoken Arabic (Fus-ha) language in the form of songs, games and the like.
  • Helping with the development of an Arabic language based play scheme for children.
  • Taking instruction from your Room Leader and being responsible for the smooth running and administration of your room in the absence of the Room Leader.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regards to their religious beliefs, racial origins, disabilities and cultural background.
  • Implementation of the EYFS this includes lesson planning and creating individual play plans when necessary.
  • Monitoring a child’s individual care which may include potty training, changing nappies, taking children to the toilet and the like.
  • Having Key Person responsibilities. This includes monitoring each key child’s individual progress with regards to the EYFS, this is done in our setting through the EYLog.
  • Planning and preparing activities to develop all aspects of the child’s individual development in a stimulating atmosphere.
  • Assisting the Room Leader with the professional care and supervision of the children with regards to their spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Ensuring that the preparation, care and maintenance of the nursery setting and equipment are carried out according to the Nursery’s Policies & Procedures and risk assessments.
  • Ensuring developmental records and observations are kept up to date.
  • Addressing parent and staff queries promptly.
  • Attending regular staff training and weekly meetings.
  • Helping to supervise children during outings, trips and functions.
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour.
  • Liaison with Parent/Carers and negotiation of working targets.
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
  • Supervising Nursery Assistants, volunteers and students when requested.
  • Being responsible for the upkeep of all toys in designated areas of the Nursery.
  • Welcoming visitors and contractors to the Nursery and ensuring that security is maintained at all times.
  • Providing feedback and sharing concerns with Room Leader and colleagues regarding safeguarding.
  • Any other duties as set down by the management team.


Early Years Practitioners will also be expected to sit the weekly Micro Madrassa; an Islamic studies program based in Liverpool to help with their own personal development and understanding of Islam.

How to apply:

All Applicants can apply by filling in our Application form and sending it to the following address:

Happy Children Nursery
Felicity House
Northdale Road
L15 4HT


All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence. If you require more information please e-mail:  or call 0151 733 0333 / 07572545691